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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 3 km NNW of Kolkhozobod, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.6158S, 68.6433WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kolkhozobod in Tajikistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 68.6433° East, 37.6158° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 22:46:32 / April 24, 2020 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:46:32 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097g2. Id of event: us700097g2.

Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vose’, Yangī Qal‘ah, Sho’rchi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NNW of Kolkhozobod, Tajikistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.6433° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6158° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNW of Kolkhozobod, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-24 22:46:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-01 02:09:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.416 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700097g2 Id of event.
Event Code 700097g2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700097g2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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